Artifact Details

Title

IBM 700 series vacuum tube module

Catalog Number

102730248

Type

Physical object

Date

1955 ca.

Manufacturer

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Dimensions

overall: 9 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 7 1/2 in

Description

The object is an IBM 700 series module extender. These modules were used in 701, 702, 704, 705, and 709 computers. At the bottom of the module is a connector from a 700 series tube module. At the top of the extender is a connector from a 700 series backplane. Hand solded wires connect the top and bottom connectors.

Category

Component/module

Credit

Gift of Paul Pierce

Lot Number

X7021.2014